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-span. >> at their annual conference, the religion news writers association hosted a discussion about the first amendment and religious freedom. panelists from the aclu, conference of catholic airships, the museum's first amendment center looked at religion in schools, same-sex marriage and the contraception mandate in the new health care law. >> is the song? okay. hello, everybody, welcome. i'm michelle. so, let's get started. covering religion in america means writing about tensions about religious freedom. what does that mean? how far does it go? and who gets it. when i started this nearly eight years ago, i was talking about stephen's book on religious literacy and how to legally break religion more into public schools. the last couple years we have all written a bit about divisions over islam and measures are in the country to limit the use of sharia law and offers to stop mosques from being built. in the past year, we have all reported on the standoff between the american catholic bishops in the white house over the new health care laws mandate for employers to these access to contraception in diff
study of state standards a number of years ago and found that religion is now treated there. and do not think it is serious treatment yeah. it is still superficial. i think the religious literacy problem has not been resolved. i was at a conference yesterday of many groups interested in religious liberty -- literacy, and we all agreed it was a serious issue. if we're going to treat each other well in this country, we have to know more about each other. do not understand our neighbors, we will not be able to live well together in the future. we have got to do better. there is only one required religion course in the united states in the public schools, and that is in modesto, california. i helped them get that going after a conflict they had. they have done really well with that. all ninth graders take a of world religions. it has been fined. -- fine. there are many world religion electives now. they are the exception. they're not many districts have world religion electives. but the core curriculum, where we need more natural inclusion of teaching about religion, is a tougher nut to
observer of american politics, and culture, and also a thoughtful skull on issues of religion and culture and politics, and a seasoned observer of arab politics and with these two gentlemen as our assistance today, we will be able to take a broader look at how the arab world are looking at the united states and the u.s. public is looking at the arab world as the arab awakening continues to create a very uncertain and very fast changing environment. so i'm grateful to all of you for coming. i look forward to our discussion. and at this point i'd like to invite shibley telhami up to the podium to present. >> thanks a lot, tammy. it's only good to be here. i'm going to just present, not the whole thing by some of the findings so we can get on with the conversation, i will present the highlights but i just want to give you a bit of a picture about this particular poll. it was conducted by knowledge networks, 700, sample, 737, that is designed to be national representative. it's an internet panel. the methodologies described in the information that will put out is also available online. i also
scholars on issues of religion and culture and politics. and the washington bureau chief, a seasoned observer of our politics. with these two gentlemen at our assistance today, we will take a broader look at how the arab world is looking at the united states in the u.s. public is looking at the arab world as the arab awakening continues to create a very uncertain and fast-changing environment. i am grateful to all of you for coming. i look forward to our discussions. i like to invite him up to the podium to present the poll. >> thank you. it is always good to be here. i am going to present not the whole thing but some of the findings we can get on with. i want to give you a little bit of a picture about this particular poll. it was conducted by a number of networks that is designed to be a national representative of an international panel. the methodologies described in the information that will be put out is also available online. i want to say it is my pleasure and honor to partner this program, a program for international policy attitudes, particularly my colleague. he has a recen
. the religion news writers association posted a discussion yesterday on the first amendment and religious freedom in america. analysts from the aclu, the conference of catholic bishops and the museum's first amendment center analyzed the issues of the day including the obama administration contraception rule as part of the new health care law. >> is this on? hello, everybody. i am nichelle. so, let's get started. covering religion in america means writing about religious freedom. what does it mean? how far does it go and who gets it? when i started this nearly eight years ago, everyone was talking about the book on religious literacy and how to bring religion more into the public schools. the last couple of years, we have all written about bitter divisions over islam and measures around the country to limit sharia law and stop mosques from being built. in the past year, we have written about the standoff between catholic bishops and the white house over the mandate to provide contraception and differing views on whether that violates religious liberty. as we were organizing this, every we
are accusing of -- us of injecting religion into plicts. i have no problem what the archbishop does. i have no problem with the evangelists do or what the priests on the left do. it didn't bother me that during the vietnam war democratic and republican governments were led by priests encouraging people to break the law in the adage of the civil disobedience thing. so our position, separation of church and state, pluralism, so no little kid with a minority religion of some sort will feel offended or left out or feel uncomfortable. but yes, prayer in schools, a voluntary basis. worked for many, many years until the supreme court ruled differently. and i'm glad we got this question. i think there has been too much said about religion and politics. we don't believe in denominationally 6 moving in. it wasn't our side that raised the question about our president, whether he was a good christian or not. [applause] so that's our position. separation of church and state, pluralism, respect for all. >> vice president bush, four years ago you would have allowed federal financing for abortions in cases
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in england. you present yourself as a secular muslim. but one trying to understand the religion and your role in it. >> i mean i grew up in a family in which there was very little religion. my father wasn't religious at all. but he was really interested in the subject of, you know, the birth and growth of islam. he basically transmitted that interest to me. so when i studied history at cambridge, i did a special subject in that exactly. while i was studying it was where i came across the so-called incident of the satanic verses. >> brown: you say in the book you noted good story. >> 20 years later i find out how good a story it was. >> brown: you wrote when you finished the satanic verses you thought it was the least political of the novels you had written at the time. you were genuinely surprised at what had happened. >> i thought i was very respectful about islam. yes from a secular point of view but it talks about the birth of this religion and i thought it was pretty admiring of the person at the center of it, the prophet of islam. >> brown: what did you think you were doing? what did you
of the religion. the religion of the book is not called islam. it is very heavily fictionalized. >> have you ever regretted writing it? >> i have been asked this question once a week for 24 years. the answer will always be no. i think it is a good buck. -- good book. people are finally being able to read it as a novel. young people, they are just coming to it fresh. some people love it, some people do not like it. >> you did not have an ordinary life. you were in hiding. you had an alias. what was your state of mind? >> very up and down. the first couple of years were very difficult. going back and looking at my journals at that time, which i have not looked at since then, it is quite obvious the person writing the journal's is very often in a state of the depression. it got easier, i felt, once i was able to begin to organize some kind of political resistance and develop a campaign with the help of a couple of human rights organizations and france to try to put pressure on european and -- your pet -- european governments to put pressure on the iranians. >> in this book, the heroes seem to be yor
their religion. this according to a new forum on religion in the public life study that says the number of people identifying themselves was under 50%. 48%. that's the first time the numbers have been below half ever. one reason, about 20% of americans say they have no religious affiliation and that's up 15% in the last five years. >>> a church on capitol hill is up for sale. the temple at corner of 6th and maryland avenue can be yours for $5,800,000. it is four blocks from union station and seating for 450. a beautiful alter, balcony, and stained glass windows. >>> still ahead, topper's forecast is looking up. plus, we have the weird news for you. a strange eating contest that did not end well. we'll tell you all about it. >>> just talking about london, it scared us, but not the kids of today. >> i was pretty old and kids were much younger and they weren't phased. >> what about the weather? >> it's scary tonight and tomorrow morning, but then we are fine. it will clear in time for the nats game. tomorrow morning, you may want to allow extra time, some fog, some drizzle possible early on. let'
of religion. this one is unlike any other one we've done before. this one includes an attempted assassination of a 14-year-old girl. begin. tomato, obviously. haha. there's more than that though, there's a kick to it. wahlalalalallala! smooth, but crisp. it's kind of like drinking a food that's a drink, or a drink that's a food, woooooh! [ male announcer ] taste it and describe the indescribable. could've had a v8. >>> it's time to put the president, the congress, lawmakers across the united states on notice, we're not going to stand for this anymore. sign the bill of reproductive rights and pass it on. >> we first showed you that ad featuring meryl streep last night. it's part of the center for reproductive rights draw the line campaign. they want to get as many people as possible to sign the bill of reproductive rights, which states, we the people of the united states hereby assert the following as fundamental rights, the right to make our own decision about our reproductive future, free from intrusion or coersion and access to reproductive health care or on the basis of our reproductive de
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don't believe that it's ever been a belief in religion. this is what i'm going to say that the christian part of barack obama's history made him did not have. another save you some of them. i believe he's christian. i have been to his church and i believe that is what he believes in. as christian and i converted to islam because i felt for women it is more protected because of their traditional role of father and mother in the home with her mother was allowed to be at home and have children with protection of the father. i thought i was a positive situation for me. it takes women off welfare and we don't have that game situation in prison situation that we would have here. but israel, i don't think we should follow their lead because i think the world looks at how americans get along with each other, not how israel gets along with america. israel's approach and the religion is an eye for an eye. they do not follow the christian approach. so when things happen to them in the international war, i feel that followed i for an eye and american doesn't follow that actually t
religions. the federal judge who ordered metro to display the signs said she understood the safety concerns in light of violence overseas in reaction to an online video and said metro could have considered alternatives such as placing the ads in a less visible spot on the platform. >>> wherever you go tonight, you will need to bundle up. >> players are always good. you can take them off if you feel overdressed. i would try to overdress tonight, 40s and 50s if you're headed to high school football or the nats game. good news sits dry. bad news sits breezy -- is it's dry. bad news is it's breezy. high 67 today and temps falling now, 58 downtown, dew point falling again. at 5:00 it was 39 and then it was 34. now it's 32 which is again a good indication of how cold it can get tonight when the winds diminish. winds now northerly at 16, but they'll die out after midnight. pressure rising 30.31 inches of mercury, a good day to set your barometer. 53 in vienna, 54 in great falls, 53 in fairfax, 55 in burke, 54 in bethesda, but 55 heading up into rockville and 54 in gaithersburg. one of the warmest
, the largest muslim population. is that more of a question of religion or geography or when you talk about geography you're talking about religion? >> it's about technology creating new geographical communities where you can have a pan islam. my previous book was about the indian ocean. >> rose: "monsoon" as i remember. >> right and the islam in southeast asia is very diffeent --. >> rose: you talk to them and that's what they tell you. >> but because of technology muslims from one part of the greater middle east to the other part and to the muslim community in southeast asia can now interact with each other and rediscover their faith as a unit rather than a separate groups. so it creates a new geography of islam. it's still about space so each place interacts with every other so in ordeto dersnd iyou have to understand the connections and disaggregate it and understand that people become engaged about who owns the mountains in kashmir. best example is india and china. india and china, two gate civilizations, developed completely separated divided by the high wall of the himalayas. now ind
. , that when you question someone's taste in art, it is more personal and probing than politics, religion, sexual preference. it is something that goes to the very soul. >> "60 minutes"morley safer and his career tonight at 8:00 on "q &a." >> this morning, a discussion of the tax proposals by the presidential candidates.
other americans after a series of attack. >> americans' tolerance to religion goes to beginning of the nation. but there is no justification for this. none. >> focus at the romney press availability, his overnight press release. >> do you think coming so soon, after the event had unfolded overnight was appropriate? >> the white house also issued a statement saying it tried to distance itself from the comments and said they were not reflecting of their view. i had the exact same reaction. >> rose garden minutes later -- >> we will not waiver to the commitment to see justice is done for the terrible act. >> by this point, according to sources, they know the attack was a terrorist act, listed it as such internally to unlock resources. believes it was al-qaeda or al-qaeda linked group in libya. in the next three hours, president obama sits down with "60 minutes." >> i was certain and continue to be pretty certain that there will be bumps on the road. >> then leaves for campaign trip and fundraiser in vegas. 6:00 p.m., fox news has intelligent sources saying al-qaeda linked groups co
, to break down the issues of religion, jonathan morris. nice to see you this morning. what is in these guides? >> well, first of all, i wish you guys were here. we should be-- >> so do we. >> clayton: we should be here in rome. >> peter: i've been with you, father, we've had a great time. >> i know, now you let me come alone. and in any case, these voters guides are going down moral issues and lining up and these are the two candidates right now for the presidential election, and these are some of the issues and in many of these guides ten issues are mentioned and including, some examples right now we see on the screen, from abortion, death penalty, educational choice, embryonic stem cell research, freedom of religion, et cetera. what is missing in some of the guides, something that the bishops as a whole, in the new introduction to faithful citizenship, i'm going to link on my facebook and on my twitter afterwards. which says, you know what? not all moral issues are equally heavy or weighty. some are more important than others. and let me give you an example. if there was
seems incomprehensible. the obama statement. we made it clear that the cand dates religion is out of the bounds. this is categorically false. how do you respond? >> i receive aid second call the following sunday looking for my son who is away at college. the caller asked for thim and would like to know how he would vote. they were from the obama campaign . i replied the same thing. he is a practicing catholic and would not vote for a president who disrespects our catholic faith. and the caller said i am a practicing catholic and i support obama. and i said are you not familiar with the nonnegotiablable. she said how can you support mitt romney who doesn't believe in jesus christ. the next thing you ask me about the nuns on the best and why are you calling me and looking for my college age children and telling them you -- things are not true . they said you told me that you are no catholic. >> gretchen: that is part of the campaign push. joy allen thank you for your time. >> thank you very much. >> gretchen: one weekend and two new record highs. gas prices are jumping 10 percent a
that has ever been a belief in religion. but this time i'm going to say, too, the christian part of her obama's history. they made him denounce fatter than they say he is a muslim. i believe he's christian. i've been to his church. and i believe that is what he believes in and i was christian and i converted to islam because i fell for women because it was more protective of their traditional roles of father and mother were the mother was allowed to be at home and have children with a protection of the father. and i thought it was a very positive situation for democracy. israel, i don't think we should follow their lead. they do not follow the christian approach. when things happen to them, i believe that's going to be a problem for americans in the future and we need to make their own decisions, even if israel says they are going to withdraw their support from all of these things because i think they are divine people and i think that his religious falsehood and i feel that americans do not have to follow that abraham was for all people and he was for all peoples children. >> host: wha
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